Assistant Managing Editor

Assistant Managing Editor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Assistant Managing Editor to join our team.


  • Maintain editorial social media feeds, including Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. This will include scheduling future posts;
  • Assist the Managing Editor with the short- and long-term plans for editorial content, including updating and maintaining story budgets.


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, or journalism or equivalent experience; Master’s degree desirable;
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and diplomatically;
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite and other commonly used publishing software packages;
  • Experience with online manuscript submission and peer-review systems (Editorial Manager preferred, ScholarOne, Evise, or similar system);
  • At least 1 to 2 years of scholarly content development and management, writing, copy editing, proofreading;
  • Experience with social media management and analytics reporting;
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills and knowledge of grammar, usage, spelling, and style guides (particularly APA style).

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